Toasted Pumpkin Seeds Recipes
Pumpkins are a wonderful fall vegetable. Whether you buy one to make a Halloween jack-o'-lantern or to cook up, please do not throw those pumpkin seeds in the trash. Toasted pumpkin seeds make a wonderful snack or garnish, and they are so easy to make. Most people bake them, but they can also be made in the microwave or in a heavy skillet on top of the stove. The kids will love them as much as the adults... Read more
|Raspberry Double Chocolate Cream Cheese Bars Recipe |
These rich bar cookies use two flavors of chocolate. Fast and easy to make due to the cake mix. Your arm will get a workout from mixing up the bottom layer, but it will be well worth it. You might also consider experimenting with other flavored chips. This tried and true recipe brings raves... Read more
|What is enhanced chicken? |
Did you know that the chicken you buy at the local grocery store may be injected with salt and water? If not, you're not alone. Most people don't know. If you notice the term enhanced on the label, you probably think it's a good thing. Maybe yes, and maybe no. And it's not just poultry. Meat products are also now enhanced. Get the scoop on the good, the bad, and the ugly of enhanced chicken, poultry, and meats...Read more
|Pumpkin Carving Tips |
Check out my jack-o'-lantern in the photo. It took about an hour to carve out, and I learned a lot along the way. Take advantage of my trial and error education and save some time with these pumpkin carving tips. Learn how to make your jack-o'-lantern do double duty as an air freshener. Remember, carved pumpkin jack-o'-lanterns are not suitable for food purposes after being lit up and displayed for decoration, but pick up some extra pumpkins during the season to use for cooking... Read more
Monday, November 28, 2011
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How to Make Turducken
What is turducken? It is a chicken stuffed inside a duck which is then stuffed inside a turkey. It's fast becoming a popular recipe for Thanksgiving. Each slice contains portions of chicken, duck, and turkey with stuffing in between the layers. Plan on adequate preparation time. Turducken is not difficult to make, but it is a little time-consuming. The end result is a worthy show-stopper. Learn how to make turducken with this photo tutorial... Read more
|How to Thaw Your Turkey |
Most turkeys are frozen to preserve freshness. This requires careful planning to thaw your turkey in a timely and most importantly, safe manner. The easiest and best way is to slowly thaw your turkey in the refrigerator, but this could take days. Find out how to safely thaw your turkey to avoid any potential food poisoning... Read more
|Stuffing and Dressing Recipes and Tips |
Countdown to Thanksgiving continues, and it's time to think about what goes inside the bird and important safety factors. Whether you call it stuffing or dressing, you have many choices to make, including whether to cook it inside or outside the turkey, the ingredients, and how much stuffing you will need. There are plenty of stuffing and dressing recipes to choose from including Cherry Cornbread Stuffing, Fifty-Fifty Cornbread Bread Stuffing, and others that can be used with other main dishes... Read more
|Make-Ahead Mashed Potatoes Recipe |
How much stuffing do you need? This chart will help you determine how much stuffing or dressing to use for chicken, turkey, and other poultry. Be sure to read the full informational article on Stuffings and Dressings which includes history, cooking and safety tips, storage information, and recipes... Read more